Eric Holder’s kickbacks for community organizers

posted at 6:01 pm on December 7, 2013 by Jazz Shaw

The government has quite the tidy little deal going in terms of getting money out of large banking interests lately. The latest example was the $13B dollar “settlement” reached with JP Morgan, which certainly must have taught them a thing or two. But some observers have been digging into the details of the deal and finding that it might be even sweeter for certain progressive interest groups than anyone had previously imagined. Rather than simply settling for the smug satisfaction of seeing some Wall Street Fat Cats get taken down a peg or two, how about getting your hands on some of the cash yourself?

It seems Attorney General Eric Holder has created a multi-million dollar backdoor kickback for activist groups in the $13 billion JP Morgan Chase subprime loan deal recently settled, WND reports.

It appears the Obama administration has a strategy for reviving subprime mortgage lending by coercing banks to fund community organizing groups that may once more put low-income families into mortgages beyond their means.

But wait… you can’t just take the penalty money and hand it out to your friends, can you? According to the breakdown from Investors.com, apparently you can.

Just when we thought its post-crisis probe of banks couldn’t get more corrupt, the Obama administration has cut radical Democrat groups in on the record $13 billion JPMorgan Chase subprime loan deal.

On Page 5 of “Annex 2″ of the recently released consent order, you’ll find this little gem: The Justice Department mandates that JPMorgan fork over any unclaimed or unpaid consumer damages to a nonprofit group that finances Acorn clones and other shakedown groups.

They stand to reap millions. The “consumer relief” portion of the deal by itself totals $4 billion.

If the government “determines that a shortfall in that obligation remains as of Dec. 31, 2017,” the agreement states, “JPMorgan shall make a compensatory payment in cash in an amount equal to the shortfall to NeighborWorks America to provide housing counseling, neighborhood stabilization, foreclosure prevention or similar programs.”

Potentially billions could be distributed to Democrat activists through NeighborWorks, a government-funded “affordable housing” group that supports a national network of left-wing community organizers operating in the same vein as Acorn.

Is that even legal? I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law, but a lot of this is somewhat unexplored territory. If we’re accusing people at highly profitable institutions of wrongdoing, wouldn’t you think somebody would be going to prison? But, instead, we’re apparently just holding their feet to the fire until they whip out the checkbook and then distributing the money to people who support the administration’s agenda.

As I said above… that’s a pretty sweet deal.


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I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law

You crack me up, Jazz. I doubt anyone at Eric Holder’s inJustice Department cares about the law when it comes to funding their fellow travelers.

rbj on December 7, 2013 at 6:08 PM

I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law, but a lot of this is somewhat unexplored territory.

I doubt it.

This administration is hoping that no one reads the actual settlement document.

Hell, they don’t even READ the laws they pass.

GarandFan on December 7, 2013 at 6:08 PM

ACORN rises again

UltimateBob on December 7, 2013 at 6:09 PM

If we’re accusing people at highly profitable institutions of wrongdoing, wouldn’t you think somebody would be going to prison? But, instead, we’re apparently just holding their feet to the fire until they whip out the checkbook and then distributing the money to people who support the administration’s agenda.

It’s the Chicago way, and it is all Obama knows.

Johnnyreb on December 7, 2013 at 6:09 PM

This administration has systematically sought and exploited means to skirt or bend the law to its own advantage in the most cynical way available to it, crowning this rampage through the law with outright lawlessness in the many changes to Obamacare without the approval of congress.

thatsafactjack on December 7, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Since Holder is attorney general, he decides what is legal and what is not. Isn’t that the way things are done in a banana republic, where laws mean nothing, except when they can be used against political enemies. This is just the Chicago Way ™ of doing business. Nothing to see here, move right along.

Congress can have even more investigations, and Holder can stonewall all he wants, and if he is held in contempt of congress, the justice department will just ignore it. That precedent has already been made.

simkeith on December 7, 2013 at 6:17 PM

I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law, but a lot of this is somewhat unexplored territory.

Money laundering , extortion, shakedowns, blackmail , looting and plundering are SOP in every crime syndicate, so why would it be any different in Hussein’s cartel administration ?

burrata on December 7, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Anyone care to explain the difference between this and a bill of attainder?

There Goes the Neighborhood on December 7, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Is that even legal?

“legal” … how quaint.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 7, 2013 at 6:18 PM

i don’t know if this has been posted. I am not a tweeter, so I cant’s really RT…but it needs to be RTed

https://twitter.com/sayler60091/status/409089226542546944/photo/1

sums up some of the root causes of our problem…we’ve all said this on way or another, but this is well put…by a non-citizen…looking at us from Prague

r keller on December 7, 2013 at 6:20 PM

Imagine how surprised Idi Hussein will be when he finds out about this in tomorrow’s newspapers ?

burrata on December 7, 2013 at 6:21 PM

Willie Sutton was the bank robber who became famous for a statement he never actually made.

“Why rob banks?”

“That’s where the money is.”

Holder is on to something.

Drained Brain on December 7, 2013 at 6:28 PM

slow news day, jazz?

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM

obama’s fanatics are pillaging America. Beyond that they are sowing the seeds for destruction extending beyond obama’s remaining 3+ years.

GaltBlvnAtty on December 7, 2013 at 6:36 PM

obama’s fanatics are pillaging America. Beyond that they are sowing the seeds for destruction extending beyond obama’s remaining 3+ years.

GaltBlvnAtty on December 7, 2013 at 6:36 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Who let the troll out ? who ? who ?

burrata on December 7, 2013 at 6:41 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

This says more about you than it does anyone else.

forest on December 7, 2013 at 6:43 PM

whoa. racist troll is racist.

22044 on December 7, 2013 at 6:43 PM

I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law, but a lot of this is somewhat unexplored territory.

Really? Why waste the time? It’s not like anyone is going to do anything about it and most of the media will bury it, so????

If a dead ambassador means nothing to a large percentage of the country and media, why would a few bucks to some friends?

kim roy on December 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Is it really necessary for you to whack off here everyday? Once a week should be sufficient there shorty.

arnold ziffel on December 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

i don’t know if this has been posted. I am not a tweeter, so I cant’s really RT…but it needs to be RTed

https://twitter.com/sayler60091/status/409089226542546944/photo/1

sums up some of the root causes of our problem…we’ve all said this on way or another, but this is well put…by a non-citizen…looking at us from Prague

r keller on December 7, 2013 at 6:20 PM

It’s spot on and nothing will change until our comforts are taken away. And then it will be too late.

kim roy on December 7, 2013 at 6:51 PM

If a dead ambassador means nothing to a large percentage of the country and media, why would a few bucks to some friends?

kim roy on December 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

The dead ambassador didn’t look like Obama’s son , so why bother ?
It all comes down to Obama’s son !

burrata on December 7, 2013 at 6:54 PM

do you really think this will make the liberal press?

2012chuck on December 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

do you really think this will make the liberal press?

2012chuck on December 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

no, this is something jazz pulled outta his behind because there’s no other ‘news’ worth posting

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:57 PM

arnold ziffel on December 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

#2′s Kwame Ture book pages are all stuck together.

bazil9 on December 7, 2013 at 7:08 PM

obama’s fanatics are pillaging America. Beyond that they are sowing the seeds for destruction extending beyond obama’s remaining 3+ years.

GaltBlvnAtty on December 7, 2013 at 6:36 PM
translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Your comment, nonpartisan, is among the most offensive I have seen here.

GaltBlvnAtty on December 7, 2013 at 7:08 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Nah, never happen. Too lazy.

Vince on December 7, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Lawyer up, GOP. Lawyer up.

And if this isn’t fought tooth and nail… and rolled back… ready the pitchforks.

petefrt on December 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

I generally do not like bans, but with that racist comment I’d be happy to see the hammer come down on you. You obviously only see skin color.

rbj on December 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

MeanWhile,…back at the Yes We Can ReParations Ranch:

mortgages
3d
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US Department of Justice plans to bring civil mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014, using JPMorgan case as template – @Reuters
end of bulletin

http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/jpmorgan-chase/
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Exclusive: U.S. plans new bank fraud cases in early 2014 – attorney general

By David Ingram and Aruna Viswanatha
WASHINGTON Wed Dec 4, 2013 2:35pm EST
*************************************

(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department plans to bring mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014, using as a template the case that ended last month in JPMorgan Chase & Co’s $13 billion settlement, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.

In an interview with Reuters, Holder would not say which companies or how many could face lawsuits but said the Justice Department was in contact with them and it was hard to say whether the talks would lead to settlements.

“Those four things I think comprise what we think of as a template for the resolution of these other matters as they’re brought,” he said.
(More…………….)
======================

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/04/us-usa-justice-interview-idUSBRE9B30RZ20131204

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:19 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Racist s.o.b.

petefrt on December 7, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Eric Holder’s kickbacks for community organizers

…Hope and Change…

KOOLAID2 on December 7, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Completely Off Topic Sidenote:

Univision (national Spanish network) is running another (not the first) hour long infomercial for Obamacare.

Townhall style discussion, some people issued questions/complaints about how illegal aliens can’t get Obamacare, but Univision reassures its viewers that illegal aliens can still get treated at hospitals.

El_Terrible on December 7, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Thanks alot demicrat voters. Your immorality and lack of character and discernment has resulted in the most currupt Regime in American history. The fires of Gehenna can’t be stoked hot enough for you.

Murphy9 on December 7, 2013 at 7:25 PM

obama’s fanatics are pillaging America. Beyond that they are sowing the seeds for destruction extending beyond obama’s remaining 3+ years.

GaltBlvnAtty on December 7, 2013 at 6:36 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Now that was very offensive and completely uncalled for, and just proves what everyone says about the left. Project much there partisan? If this was my blog, you would be on a very long time out.

Johnnyreb on December 7, 2013 at 7:26 PM


Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm,………….

POTUS Subverted DOJ Investigation During Chris Matthews Interview
4 hrs ago | thedailydigest.org
- See more at: http://www.usgovernmentportal.com/#sthash.K06d9yoi.dpuf

http://www.usgovernmentportal.com/
==================================

Dec 7 2013

http://www.thedailydigest.org/2013/12/07/potus-subverted-doj-investigation-during-chris-matthews-interview/

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Just another case of Republican impotence.

No Chop Charlie on December 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Nonpartisan, it is your ilk that are the biggest racists on the planet. You believe Obama shouldn’t be held to the same standard that the rest of the presidents have been held to, I wonder why?

envycat on December 7, 2013 at 7:29 PM

slow azz!

noforeskin on December 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM

KOOLAID2 on December 7, 2013 at 7:32 PM

nopartsofabrain, aka nonpartizen

So, once Pres. Obama gets you your reparations for the bad time, will you just pass it on due to the acts of the Buffalo soldiers who came to the Apache camps when the men were out searching for food and at sunrise killed all the women and then to save bullets struck the Apache children and babies heads on rocks to kill them,, what say you in all fairness.

and please do not address me as Tonto or breed, or red skin

thanks

APACHEWHOKNOWS on December 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Eric Holder’s kickbacks for community organizers

…Hope and Change…

KOOLAID2 on December 7, 2013 at 7:20 PM

KOOLAID2: Yup,:0

…….Sh*t-Distrubers/Crock Stirr’ers!!

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Didn’t Lenin say that the Capitalists would lend him the money to buy the rope that he would use to hang them with?
This seems to be just another way to skin that cat.

Another Drew on December 7, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Can only imagine if Nixon and his crew had been so corrupt. I guess nowadays no one on left gives a rats behind. Infact I bet they’re applauding this activity.

jaywemm on December 7, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Hmmmmmm,………

HUD Finally Stirs on Housing Discrimination
Dec 6, 2013 | propublica.org

by Nikole Hannah-Jones The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has accused Dallas, one of the nation’s largest cities, of violating civil rights law through housing practices that discriminated against black,…Read more…

http://www.usgovernmentportal.com/us-housing-and-urban-development-department
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HUD Finally Stirs on Housing Discrimination
ProPublica, Dec. 6, 2013, 3:26 p.m
**********************************

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has accused Dallas, one of the nation’s largest cities, of violating civil rights law through housing practices that discriminated against black, Latino and disabled residents.

HUD officials laid out the results of a four-year investigation in

a letter

http://www.scribd.com/doc/188549166/HUD-Letter-of-Findings-of-Non-Compliance

sent to city leaders late last month. HUD found that Dallas, which accepted tens of millions in federal dollars with promises of using that money to help integrate the deeply divided city, had instead “subjected persons to segregation” and “restricted access to housing choice.” The city, the letter said, had denied local residents opportunities to participate in housing programs “because of race, national origin and disability.”
(More…)
=========

http://www.propublica.org/article/hud-finally-stirs-on-housing-discrimination

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:40 PM

verbal scalping

APACHEWHOKNOWS on December 7, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Scalping brought to you by the French/British/ via their contacts with the mullah armies.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on December 7, 2013 at 7:44 PM

The Nixon administration were saints compared to what is going on in this one. If this was a Republican president doing all this, there would be articles of impeachment drawn up.

envycat on December 7, 2013 at 7:45 PM

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:40 PM

They really have a hard-on for Texas, don’t they?

Barred on December 7, 2013 at 7:50 PM

canopfor

Dallas has gone all thug/corupt commie Democrat. The R’s there got all big headed and the likes of the Bush’s pissed off the base so the base quit turning out, Democrats won. John Wiley Price a Dallas county comish. got caught of late with $500,000 cash in his house, a Rolls-Royce “with a salvage title” worth $100,000 in his drive way.
He says he did it with “part time work and real estate investment’.
His buddy State Senator Royce West are the new Detroit operation that will rob the Dallas City and County blind soon.

Wendy Davis is a butt buddy with Royce West down in Austin.

Sick bunch.

Now little boy Bush with no pride or good judgement will ride with the commie thug to Mandela’s wake down in S. Africa.

Two Party Evil Money Thug Cult riding our tax payer paid for plane and drinking up our booze on the way.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on December 7, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941

back when the countries enemies were on the outside.

MrMoe on December 7, 2013 at 7:59 PM

The Nixon administration were saints compared to what is going on in this one. If this was a Republican president doing all this, there would be articles of impeachment drawn up.

envycat on December 7, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Don’t you know it is RAAAAACIST to even suggest such things. After all Obama is a God-like deity to the leftists in this country. He even agreed to an audience with Chris Matthews and “He Came To Us Today, He Came Amongst Us” /x

simkeith on December 7, 2013 at 7:59 PM

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 7:40 PM

They really have a hard-on for Texas, don’t they?

Barred on December 7, 2013 at 7:50 PM

Barred:Lol, ya the Left are p*ssed off its been run by the Right!:)

canopfor on December 7, 2013 at 8:04 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

I am not sure where that came from but I am stunned you are allowed to comment here.

DaveDief on December 7, 2013 at 8:09 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

I am not sure where that came from but I am stunned you are allowed to comment here.

DaveDief on December 7, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Troll = clicks.

He’ll be here for a while. Remember how long and what it took to finally get HAL banned?

TOS only applies to the regulars, not the trolls.

kim roy on December 7, 2013 at 8:12 PM

What’s the difference between the Obama administration and the Mafia?

Billions versus millions.

VorDaj on December 7, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Can only imagine if Nixon and his crew had been so corrupt. I guess nowadays no one on left gives a rats behind. Infact I bet they’re applauding this activity.

jaywemm on December 7, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Nixon and his crew were outsiders and a threat. Barry & Friends are the insiders and the establishment.

Huge difference.

Punchenko on December 7, 2013 at 8:13 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Heh. How ’bout just takin’ over Detroit and making that work first, champ.

Lanceman on December 7, 2013 at 8:17 PM

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Heh. How ’bout just takin’ over Detroit and making that work first, champ.

Lanceman on December 7, 2013 at 8:17 PM

You misspelled “chump”, or was it “chimp”?

arnold ziffel on December 7, 2013 at 8:20 PM

You misspelled “chump”, or was it “chimp”?

arnold ziffel on December 7, 2013 at 8:20 PM

I thought ‘boy’ would be a bit over the top. Now turn off that telee vision set, Arnol’!

Lanceman on December 7, 2013 at 8:26 PM

I thought ‘boy’ would be a bit over the top. Now turn off that telee vision set, Arnol’!

Lanceman on December 7, 2013 at 8:26 PM

I just turned it on and am fixing to make pizza. I learned a new tricky.

arnold ziffel on December 7, 2013 at 8:31 PM

But, instead, we’re apparently just holding their feet to the fire until they whip out the checkbook and then distributing the money to people who support the administration’s agenda.

Isn’t this the same “technique” Jesse Jackson uses in a shakedown of “racist” companies?

tpitman on December 7, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Is that even legal? I suppose somebody must have looked over the paperwork in advance and determined that it’s within the bounds of the law, but a lot of this is somewhat unexplored territory.

It’s not the first time this has been done. I don’t have time for research to find the links right now – dinner is on the stove…

climbnjump on December 7, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Speechless.

Del Dolemonte on December 7, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Some Dems need it simplified so they can understand it.

If the government negotiated a settlement of a legal action and wrote into the settlement agreement that the funds be paid to Eric Holder’s cousin, that might explain it a bit better.

IndieDogg on December 7, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Was inspired to play with photoshop for the first time in a couple of years. A few others here coulda done a better job, but , I present:

pResident Evil
Redistribution

LegendHasIt on December 7, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Leaving his trail of slime wherever sleazy Eric Holder goes….

viking01 on December 7, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Was inspired to play with photoshop for the first time in a couple of years. A few others here coulda done a better job, but , I present:

pResident Evil
Redistribution

LegendHasIt on December 7, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I like it! Except you took Milla out :(

Murphy9 on December 7, 2013 at 9:13 PM

….you took Milla out :(
Murphy9 on December 7, 2013 at 9:13 PM

I’d LIKE to take Mila out. ;-)
But she was never in the image. This is what I started with:

http://tinyurl.com/knqcbz6

If Bmore or one of the other photoshop experts want to do a better job with the concept, I won’t mind at all.

LegendHasIt on December 7, 2013 at 9:18 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

you racist pile of crap.
you should be banned.

dmacleo on December 7, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Obama’s “fundamental transformation” of America continues apace, as this sort of thing is SOP in most banana republics / third world countries.

ugottabekiddingme on December 7, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Aside from the assertion in the IBD editorial, what evidence is there that the organization that will receive the funds, NeighborWorks America, is left-leaning? I can’t find any evidence that NWA is engaged in the same kind of political advocacy that ACORN was so notorious for.

I suppose it might be true that many community organizers (i.e., the people who tend to work for organizations like NWA) are left-leaning, but that’s not enough to show that the decision to designate NWA as the recipient of leftover funds was a political one. Bottom line: it’s not clear why this would count as a “kickback.”

Are community organizations like NWA just supposed to be inherently bad?

wiz on December 7, 2013 at 10:28 PM

green and sustainable is one of their mission statements and you need to ask?
photos witl Dem reps and you have to ask?
all this is on their own website.

dmacleo on December 7, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Aside from the assertion in the IBD editorial, what evidence is there that the organization that will receive the funds, NeighborWorks America, is left-leaning? I can’t find any evidence that NWA is engaged in the same kind of political advocacy that ACORN was so notorious for.

I suppose it might be true that many community organizers (i.e., the people who tend to work for organizations like NWA) are left-leaning, but that’s not enough to show that the decision to designate NWA as the recipient of leftover funds was a political one. Bottom line: it’s not clear why this would count as a “kickback.”

Are community organizations like NWA just supposed to be inherently bad?

wiz on December 7, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Better question: Why is the Dept of Justice making ANY private organization the beneficiary of a payout of what amounts to fines from JP Morgan Chase?

The answer was quoted above:

Potentially billions could be distributed to Democrat activists through NeighborWorks, a government-funded “affordable housing” group that supports a national network of left-wing community organizers operating in the same vein as Acorn.

The purpose is clearly to use NeighborWorks to funnel the money to simpatico left-wing “community organizers.”

Shakedown is not too strong a word for this. If the Senate would ever put loyalty to the country and to its constituents above loyalty to the Democratic party, Obama would already be impeached.

There Goes the Neighborhood on December 7, 2013 at 11:28 PM

We saw Holder’s character in the big Clinton Pardon scandals. Clearly, he has no morals. And the fact that Obama made him the Attorney General says all you need to know about Obama’s morals.

There Goes the Neighborhood on December 7, 2013 at 11:29 PM

translation: the darkies are taking OVAH!!!

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Projecting your own fears and hatreds again?

zoyclem on December 8, 2013 at 5:42 AM

no, this is something jazz pulled outta his behind because there’s no other ‘news’ worth posting

nonpartisan on December 7, 2013 at 6:57 PM

One wonders whose behind you were pulled from.

zoyclem on December 8, 2013 at 6:51 AM

Imagine if George Bush had threatened to take Planned Parenthood in order to coerce hundreds of millions of dollars from the organization and earmarked that money to go to abstinence programs… The media would have burned him in effigy. The One on the other hand will be praised for “looking out for the little guy”.

imperfectamerica.com

imperfectamerica on December 8, 2013 at 7:54 AM

Social Justice does pay well doesn’t't it? The people organizers “serve” grow poorer and poorer while the organizer grows richer and richer.

Herb on December 8, 2013 at 8:28 AM

It’s legal, and NeighborWorks is legit. It is not a community organizing group, nor does it fund such groups. It is a very long established non-profit that trains and funds housing counselors and provides technical assistance to local nonprofit housing and credit counseling groups.

Besides, if JPM does what I says it is going to do in this settlement, NWA won’t get anything.

There are many reasons to criticize the shakedown of JPM, but this isn’t one of them.

rockmom on December 8, 2013 at 9:29 AM

I despise this administration.

locomotivebreath1901 on December 8, 2013 at 11:07 AM

If it was part of the “settlement” than it is.

The government can make you volunteer to do anything.

Skywise on December 8, 2013 at 11:16 AM

HOLDER=JAIL

TX-96 on December 8, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Reparations. Black power brokers suing the Jewish bankers they feel stole from them.

Read in betweeen the lines.

rickyricardo on December 8, 2013 at 1:09 PM

Feh.

TimBuk3 on December 8, 2013 at 3:46 PM